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Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Watch: Starwalker - “Blue Hawaii” Video

Debut Full-Length Due Next Year

Nov 13, 2014

Starwalker’s new video for their single “Blue Hawaii” sees the Icelandic/French duo chilling on a black sand beach and singing space.  More


Interviews

Starwalker

Ready to Win

Jun 01, 2016

One of the first words Starwalker (Air's Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Bang Gang's Barði Jóhannsson) use to describe their efforts is "spacey." The term makes sense. Awash with vintage synths and vocoders, the pair's hypnotic pop seems blessed with an extraterrestrial grace. But as for actually checking out the cosmos themselves? Both artists quickly veto the idea. More

2014 Artist Survey: Starwalker

Jean-Benoît Dunckel (of Air) and Barði Jóhannsson (of Bang Gang) on Fans Who Want Their Hair, U2, "Weird Al," and Their Former Teachers

Feb 17, 2015

For Under the Radar's 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. Here are some answers from Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Barði Jóhannsson of Starwalker. Jean-Benoît Dunckel is also a member of the French band Air and Barði Jóhannsson is in the Icelandic group Bang Gang. More


Reviews

Starwalker

Starwalker

Prototyp/Bang Ehf

Apr 19, 2016

There is dream pop and then there is Starwalker. As you would expect from a band with that nameas you would expect from a collaboration between Bang Gang's Barði Jóhannsson  and Air's Jean-Benoît Dunckelthis is music that seems to float on an elevated plane. More